The Gap Band (1977 album)

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The Gap Band (1977)
Studio album by The Gap Band
Released 1977
Recorded 1977
Genre Soul Funk
Label Tattoo Records
Producer John Ryan
The Gap Band chronology
Magicians Holiday
(1974)
The Gap Band (1977) The Gap Band (1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

The Gap Band is the second album by The Gap Band in 1977 on Tattoo Records. This is not to be confused with the 1979 Mercury Records self titled album.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Out of the Blue (Can You Feel It)"   Charles Wilson 3:26
2. "Stand up and Dance With Me"   Charles Wilson, Ronnie Wilson 4:15
3. "Not Guilty"   Robert Wilson, Charles Wilson 4:18
4. "God Is Watching You"   Charles Wilson, Robert Wilson 5:05
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
5. "Little Bit of Love"   Paul Kossoff, Simon Kirke, Paul Rodgers, Andy Fraser 2:58
6. "Hang on (To Yourself)"   Robert Wilson, Ronnie Wilson, Charles Wilson 3:18
7. "Knuckle Head Funkin'"   Robert Wilson, Tommy Lokey 3:48
8. "Thinking of You"   Ronnie Wilson, Tommy Lokey 4:10
9. "Silly Grin"   Robert Wilson, Ronnie Wilson, Charles Wilson 4:28

Personnel[edit]

  • Charles Wilson – keyboards, lead vocals
  • Robert Wilson – bass, vocals
  • Ronnie Wilson – trumpet, electric piano, vocals
  • James Macon – guitar
  • Tommy Lokey – trumpet
  • Chris Clayton – alto and tenor saxophone, vocals
  • The Gap Band – percussion, backing vocals
  • Rick Calhoun – drums[2]
  • Leon Russell – piano
  • Chaka Khan, D.J. Rogers, Mary Russell, Johnny Lee Samuels – backing vocals
  • The Cornerstone Institutional Baptist and Southern Californian Community Choir – choir
  • Reverend James Cleveland – choir director
  • Les McCann – keyboards
  • Jesse Ehrlich – cello
  • Jerry Jumonville – alto saxophone
  • Gino Piserchio, Robert Margouleff – synthesizer

Charts[edit]

Singles
Year Single Peak chart positions
US
R&B

[3]
1977 "Out of the Blue (Can You Feel It)" 42
"Little Bit of Love" 95

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